Day: <span>January 18, 2018</span>

Civil Defence Commission boosts Disaster Risk Management capacity in Potaro-Siparuni

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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 18, 2018) Stakeholders in Potaro-Siparuni, Region Eight, are now better equipped to prepare for and respond to emergencies within the Region as the Civil Defence Commission, last week, concluded the Orientation Session and Tabletop Exercise in partnership with the Regional Democratic Council (RDC). The Orientation Session and Tabletop Exercise, which was …

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Guyana committed to preserving land assets, promoting more efficient mining, logging practices -President Granger says at signing of US$15M sustainable land development project

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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 18, 2018) President David Granger, today, committed to ensuring that Guyana preserves its land assets and promotes more efficient mining and logging practices at a signing ceremony for a US$15M project document for the implementation of a four-year Sustainable Land Development and Management Programme (SLDMP). The sum was acquired by the …

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Government committed to reversing 20 years of mismanagement of security sector -President Granger says at handing over of UK Security Sector Reform Programme Report

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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 18, 2018) President David Granger, today, pledged his Administration’s commitment to addressing the root causes of crime and correcting the errors of over two decades of mismanagement of the security sector. He made these remarks when he received the Report of the Security Sector Reform Project (SSRP), which was presented to …

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State Minister meets with delegation from Estonia

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Georgetown, Guyana — (January 18, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, was today paid a courtesy call by a delegation from Estonia, which included a member of the Estonian President’s Advisory Committee on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) campaign, Ms. Marianne Mikko, Ambassador-at-Large and Head of UNSC Campaign Task Force, Mr. Margus Kolga, …

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Four distinguished legal practitioners appointed Senior Counsel

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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 17, 2018) President David Granger, today, presented four distinguished, long-serving legal practitioners with their instruments of commission, elevating them to Senior Counsel. Mr. Kalam Azad Juman Yassin, Mr. Fitz Le Roy Peters, Mr. Andrew Mark Fitzgerald Pollard and Ms. Josephine Whitehead were officially appointed at a ceremony held in the Baridi …

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New Qatari Ambassador accredited

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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 17, 2018) President David Granger, today, invited the State of Qatar to examine ways of investing in the development of the emergent oil and gas sector. He made these remarks when he accepted the Letters of Credence from Mr. Mohammed Ahmad Al-Hayki, accrediting him as the new Non-Resident Ambassador of the …

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Dr. Christopher Bulkan sworn in as new Justice of the Court of Appeal

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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 17, 2018) President David Granger, today, reaffirmed his Government’s commitment to ensuring that the judicial system remains independent as he swore in Human Rights Activist and Attorney-at-law, Dr. Christopher Arif Bulkan as the new Justice of the Court of Appeal. In his address at the ceremony, which saw attendance from a …

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New Cyprus High Commissioner accredited

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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 17, 2018) President David Granger, today, received Letters of Credence from Mr. Haralambos Kafkarides, accrediting him as Non-Resident High Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus to Guyana. The new High Commissioner will be resident in Brasilia, Brazil. President Granger said that the relationship between the two countries are founded on mutual …

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First Lady tours newly expanded Doobay Medical Centre -facility aims to provide wider range of medical services

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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 16, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, was, today, given a guided tour of the new and improved Doobay Medical Centre, located at Annandale, East Coast Demerara, which is known for its leadership in dialysis treatment. The facility is now equipped with a Computed Tomography (CT) scanner, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) …

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